How do you perform sajda sahwa?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by: Maulana Imran Mughal

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How does one perform sajda sahwa?


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.




Sajdah Sahw is performed in the following manner:

In the last rakah of salah the person should recite At-Tahiyyat only and thereafter make salam towards the right only, then he should make two sajdahs. After that, he should recite At-Tahiyyat again and thereafter recite the durud, dua and salam to both sides completing his salah.   [1]


And Allah SWT alone knows best.


Written by Maulana Imran Mughal


Checked and approved Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Darul Ifta Birmingham




[1]Mawlana Ashraf Ali Tahanwi, BahishtiZewar(Karachi: Maktabat Bayt al-ilm, 2007), 182.


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